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This company created a $25,000 RV travel trailer designed to be towed by an EV like a Tesla

The P17A travel trailer. Polydrops Polydrops unveiled the P17A, a travel trailer that can be towed by electric vehicles like Teslas. The P17A has been an enormous hit since before it was publicly unveiled. The trailer ranges from $24,990 to $36,140 depending on the add-ons, which includes a kitchen module. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Travel trailer maker Polydrops - which designs its tiny homes on wheels to look like spaceships - has taken a new approach to road...
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This new luxury $265,000 RV trailer was designed for pandemic traveling with pet-friendly features and anti-COVID-19 measures

The exterior of the Terra Firma edition. Bowlus Luxury travel trailer maker Bowlus has unveiled its new $265,000 Terra Firma edition. The trailer comes with amenities for pets and health-oriented features like water and air filters. Bowlus' sales inquiries went up 4.5 times in 2020, and the company is still seeing growth. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Bowlus has unveiled the latest Terra Firma edition travel trailer that's been upgraded with pet-friendly features and ...
Tags: Transportation, California, Pets, Trends, RV, Tiny Home On Wheels, Neiman Marcus, Road Travel, Terra Firma, Travel Trailer, UVC, Bowlus, Brittany Chang, COVID-19, COVID, Geneva Long


Airstream has unveiled a $107,500 RV with a full office for remote work - see inside the Flying Cloud 30FB Office

The interior of Airstream's new 2021 Flying Cloud 30FB Office. Airstream Airstream has unveiled its new $107,500 Flying Cloud 30FB Office travel trailer with a home office setup. The new RV combines two COVID-19 trends: boosting RV sales and the rise in the "work from anywhere" movement. The workspace has amenities like an office chair, desk, cabinets with a dry erase surface, and more. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Airstream has taken advantage of the long lastin...
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RV rental platform Outdoorsy says it will hit $1 billion in sales next month after seeing explosive growth during the pandemic

An RV. Shutterstock RV rental platform Outdoorsy is set to hit $1 billion in sales next month. Outdoorsy grew 4,600% from April to October, Jeff Cavins, cofounder and CEO of Outdoorsy, told Insider. The company recently brought on strategic hires from Airbnb and Metromile. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. RV rental platform Outdoorsy is set to reach $1 billion in sales next month after seeing an outstanding year during the coronavirus pandemic, the company announced on T...
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The company that makes these $400,000 overlander off-road RVs with up to 3 beds just added a dual-cab version - see inside

EarthCruiser EXP Dual Cab. EarthCruiser EarthCruiser has unveiled the dual-cab versions of its EXP and FX overlander off-grid, off-road vehicles for $405,000.The 2020 dual-cab homes on wheels are $20,000 more expensive than the single cab versions.The dual-cabs seat two additional people, but the interiors between the single and dual cab versions are the same.The difference between the EXP and FX is the EXP's pop-top roof that allows for an additional sky bed.Visit Business Insider's homepa...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Trends, RV, FX, Tiny Home On Wheels, Knight, EXP, EarthCruiser EXP, Brittany Chang, BITranspo, CT Visual Features, Overlander, EarthCruiser, Earthcruiser FX, Chad Knight


This off-road Ford camper van has a 'penthouse' roof for up to $225,000 - see inside the Classic 4x4

Sportsmobile Classic 4x4. Sportsmobile Sportsmobile created the Classic four-by-four, an adventure van built on a Ford Cutaway with a "penthouse" pop-top roof.The tiny home on wheels was designed with heavy-duty durability and off-roading in mind.The interior and exterior upgrades vary widely, but the general price range is between $175,000 to $225,000.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Sportsmobile created the Classic, a four-by-four adventure van with a "penthouse" pop-top...
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These custom sleeper cabs are like luxurious tiny homes for long-haul truckers - see inside

ARI Legacy Sleepers ARI Legacy Sleepers builds custom sleeper cabs for long-haul truckers.  The sleepers offer amenities truckers don't always have access to, like toilets, showers, kitchens, and full-sized beds.  ARI can build in cool features like motorcycle garages, pull-out grills, upscale kitchens, and gaming stations.  While a basic sleeper might run you $55,000, a large, customized build could cost upward of $150,000.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Life on the...
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This Mercedes-Benz Sprinter camper van conversion that can sleep 6 skyrocketed in popularity amid the pandemic - see inside the $68,900 Doc Holiday

An 144-inch Doc Holiday with add-ons. Off Highway Vans Off Highway Van created the Doc Holiday, a customizable Mercedes-Benz Sprinter camper van.The van can accommodate up to six people, making it a good camper van for families with children, according to Off Highway Van's co-founder Seth Riddle.The Doc Holiday has skyrocketed in popularity amid the pandemic as more families started opting for road trips instead of international travels.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Off...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Utah, New York, US, Trends, Wyoming, Mercedes Benz, RV, Tiny Home On Wheels, Riddle, Mercedes-benz Sprinter, Camper Van, Brittany Chang, BITranspo, CT Visual Features


This service lets you rent Winnebago Mercedes-Benz Sprinter RVs picked up from airports for $199 a day. See how it works.

Blacksford's van. Blacksford Newcomer Blacksford is disrupting the RV rental market by creating a platform of rentable Winnebago-converted Mercedes-Benz Sprinters.Blacksford is currently located at McCarran International Airport by Las Vegas and the Bozeman Airport in Montana with plans to expand to new locations in the coming year.The company was founded by Jonathan Distad after he had a less-than-optimal experience trying to rent an RV for a family vacation.Blacksford rentals range fr...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Montana, Trends, Las Vegas, Mercedes-benz, Vita, RV, Porto, Rental, Winnebago, Solis, McCarran International Airport, Mercedes-benz Sprinter, Brittany Chang, Blacksford


Scout Campers' newest and largest pickup truck-mounted RV can sleep up to 6 people - see inside the $23,625 Kenai

Scout Campers' Kenai. Scout Campers Scout Campers, which specializes in off-grid hardshell pickup truck campers, has launched its newest and largest model: the Kenai.The $23,625 camper has a bathroom space, mudroom, and three designated sleeping areas with an optional roof tent.Several aspects of the Kenai are optional or customizable, including the toilet type and storage-related amenities.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Scout Campers, which specializes in off-grid p...
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This premium $275,000 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter camper van was built by a company that already has a long 2022 waitlist - see inside the Leithaus

The Leithaus camper van by Benchmark Vehicles. Benchmark Vehicles Custom camper-van conversion company Benchmark Vehicles created the Leithaus camper while business was booming during the coronavirus pandemic. The pop-top 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter camper van — built for a doctor — has two beds, a passenger bench that can turn into another bed, a kitchen, two tables, and a garage, to name a few elements. All of these premium bells and whistles bring the total cost of the van to $275,000, ...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Mercedes Benz, RV, Business Insider, Tiny Home On Wheels, Ford Transit, Gilmore, Mercedes-benz Sprinter, Camper Van, Brittany Chang, Ryan Murdock, Benchmark Vehicles, Leithaus, Benchmark Vehicles Benchmark Vehicles Custom, Leland Gilmore


Millennials are flocking to RVs like never before during the pandemic, new data shows

You will go through several RVs. Shutterstock While the general surge in RV popularity during the coronavirus pandemic isn't millennial-specific, the demographic's rising interest in RVing has now started positively impacting sale and rental numbers. Millennials are now more interested in buying an RV than any other age demographic, according to a survey from the RV Industry Association. A millennial favorite, the Class B camper van, has seen an exceptional increase in sales and shipments....
Tags: Travel, Transportation, US, Trends, CMO, Virgin Galactic, RV, Young, Road Trip, Boomers, Barbados, Road Travel, Millennial, Thor Industries, Camper Van, Jen Young


EV startup Lordstown and RV seller Camping World are partnering to create the first fully electric RV in the US

Buy it used. Shutterstock Lordstown Motors and Camping World are partnering to create batteries to electrify RVs with the goal of eventually introducing a fully electric RV. The eRV will be affordable, especially for millennials, which Camping World chairman and CEO Marcus Lemonis called the future of the RV industry during the joint press conference announcing the partnership on Tuesday. Camping World will also be upgrading its infrastructures to create what the companies call "the most c...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, News, US, America, Trends, Tesla, Thor, RV, Tiny Home On Wheels, Ev, Lordstown, Steve Burns, Marcus Lemonis, Camping World, Lemonis


Neiman Marcus is selling a $255,000 RV in its extravagant 2020 Fantasy Gifts list as RV sales continue to boom

The Bowlus Bespoke Customized Endless Highways Performance Edition. Neiman Marcus Neiman Marcus has teamed up with Bowlus Road Chief to unveil a Bowlus Endless Highways Bespoke Performance Edition travel trailer for the luxury department store's 2020 Fantasy Gifts. This unveiling comes at a fortuitous time: travel trailer, as well as camper van and RV, shipments have continued to skyrocket amid the coronavirus pandemic. The $255,000 bespoke home on wheels gives Neiman Marcus customers the ...
Tags: Transportation, Holidays, New York City, Holiday, Los Angeles, Trends, Gifts, Luxury, Miami, RV, Holiday Gifts, Neiman Marcus, Travel Trailer, Brittany Chang, Coronavirus, RV Industry Association


Ikea partnered with a tiny home maker to unveil its own 'Tiny Home Project' — see inside the $63,350 Vista Boho XL

The IKEA Tiny Home Project's exterior. Josiah and Steph Photography Tiny home maker Escape Homes partnered with Ikea to create a tiny home on wheels for the furniture giant's sustainability-focused Tiny Home Project. The tiny home sits inside of Escape Homes' 187-square foot Vista Boho XL, which has a bedroom, living room, kitchen, and bathroom. The interior is primarily equipped with Ikea furniture, and the home is now being offered by Escape Homes for $63,350. Visit Business Insider'...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Sustainability, Furniture, Ikea, Retail, Vox, RV, Business Insider, Tiny Home On Wheels, Tiny Home, Norden, Josiah, Kungsbacka, ESCAPE Homes


RV sales continue to soar through the coronavirus pandemic with no end in sight and shipments rising 30% in September alone

Buy it used. Shutterstock The RV industry continues to remain resilient through the coronavirus pandemic with more RVs shipped in September 2020 than September 2019. According to RV Industry Association's September 2020 survey of RV manufacturers, last month saw the shipment of 41,509 RVs, which is a 31.2% increase from September 2019's 31,639 shipments. Travel trailers, fifth-wheel trailers, folding camper trailers, camper vans, and truck campers all saw an increase in popularity in Septe...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, US, Trends, RV, Tiny Home On Wheels, Camper Van, Brittany Chang, RV Industry Association, Craig Kirby, Airstream CEO Bob Wheeler Interest


This camper van rental company will let you subscribe to book RVs for months or even years at a time — see how it works

Indie Campers. Indie Campers Indie Campers has released a subscription service that allows digital nomads in Europe to subscribe to #VanLife on a monthly or annual basis. The price of the subscription varies according to the city, and customers can select one of the company's nine camper van models that range from a Fiat Ducato to a Volkswagen California. An annual subscription entails a fixed monthly fee, while a monthly subscription has fees that change according to the month. Visit Busi...
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This camper van rental company will let new let you subscribe to book RVs for months or even years at a time — see how it works

Indie Campers. Indie Campers Indie Campers has released a subscription service that allows digital nomads in Europe to subscribe to #VanLife on a monthly or annual basis. The price of the subscription varies according to the city, and customers can select one of the company's nine camper van models that range from a Fiat Ducato to a Volkswagen California. An annual subscription entails a fixed monthly fee, while a monthly subscription has fees that change according to the month. Visit Busi...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, Europe, New York, London, News, US, Trends, Rental Cars, Volkswagen, RV, Subscription, Reykjavik, Rental, Tiny Home On Wheels


A company that lets anyone rent an RV just raised over $100 million as RV and road travel continues to skyrocket in popularity

Stanislaw Pytel/Reuters RVshare has raised over $100 million from KKR and previous investor Tritium Partners as the RV rental platform sees continuous bookings growth into the fall. RV rental companies and makers have stayed resilient throughout the coronavirus pandemic. According to RVshare's news release, this investment will allow the peer-to-peer rental platform to tap into KRR's "network" and "resources," and grow the company as the industry continues to boom. Visit Business Insider'...
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The Beginner's Guide to Buying The Right RV

With travel by planes and trains on hold for many, RVs are having a resurgence. And it’s not just #vanlifers on Instagram: in June, The Strategist reported that dealers had seen a 170% increase in sales of recreational vehicles compared to the previous year.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Camping, Road Trips, Lifehacks, RV, Camper Van


RV makers are rushing to add office, desk, and WiFi options to cater to the new 'work from anywhere' crowd created by the pandemic

Blacksford's van. Blacksford The pandemic and the subsequent rise in remote workers has encouraged many Americans to take up the "digital nomad" or "work from anywhere" lifestyle. Many camper van, RV, and travel trailer makers have noticed the rising popularity of this community and are tapping into the potential client base by adding updates on existing builds or creating new floor plans. Companies like Bowlus Road Chief and Leisure Travel Vans already have remote work-friendly builds...
Tags: Travel, Work From Home, Transportation, Europe, UK, Stanford, US, Trends, Dave, Wheeler, RV, Digital Nomad, Airstream, Hazelton, Winnebago, Travel Trailer


RV makers are rushing to cater to the new 'work from anywhere' crowd as the pandemic continues to force people to rethink their lives

Blacksford's van. Blacksford The pandemic and the subsequent rise in remote workers has encouraged many Americans to take up the "digital nomad" or "work from anywhere" lifestyle. Many camper van, RV, and travel trailer makers have noticed the rising popularity of this community and are tapping into the potential client base by adding updates on existing builds or creating new floor plans. Companies like Bowlus Road Chief and Leisure Travel Vans already have remote work-friendly builds...
Tags: Travel, Work From Home, Transportation, Europe, UK, Stanford, US, Trends, Dave, Wheeler, RV, Digital Nomad, Airstream, Hazelton, Winnebago, Travel Trailer


How to Plan a Successful RV Trip

Posted: 8/27/20 | August 27th, 2020 Since international travel on pause, people have turned to exploring their own backyards. From the U.S. to Canada to England, Europe, and New Zealand, people are getting in cars, campervans, and RVs and heading out on road trips. After all, it allows you to social distance while still getting outside! Today, I’ve invited my friends Mike and Anne from HoneyTrek to share their RV tips and advice. They’re full-time RVers and will help you get your next RV adven...
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This $13,750 camper in a box comes with a kitchen and solar power and is mounted on the back of a pickup truck

The Talus VenturePack mounted on a pickup truck. Talus Expedition Gear Talus Expedition Gear created a camper van in a box that can be mounted on the bed of a pickup truck. The aluminum box includes gear storage space and a kitchen with a refrigerator, stovetop, sink with an attached water tank, and power systems. The box comes in two iterations: the $11,900 CampPack, and the $13,750 VenturePack, the latter of which has increased electrical power capabilities. Since the start of the pandem...
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Living Vehicle unveiled its luxury new travel trailer RV with a convertible home office starting at almost $229,300 — take a look inside

The 2021 Living Vehicle travel trailer while on the road. Living Vehicle Living Vehicle has unveiled its newest luxury 2021 off-grid travel trailer.The trailer comes in three different models ranging from $229,995 to $369,995, but the only difference between the three is the power systems.The luxury home on wheels can optionally come with a home office set up that transforms the bedroom into a workspace for digital nomads or people working remotely amid the pandemic.Visit Business Insider's...
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This Mercedes-Benz Sprinter camper van conversion that can sleep 6 skyrocketed in popularity amid the pandemic — see inside the $68,900 Doc Holiday

An 144-inch Doc Holiday with add-ons. Off Highway Vans Off Highway Van created the Doc Holiday, a customizable Mercedes-Benz Sprinter camper van.The van can accommodate up to six people, making it a good camper van for families with children, according to Off Highway Van's co-founder Seth Riddle.The Doc Holiday has skyrocketed in popularity amid the pandemic as more families started opting for road trips instead of international travels.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Off...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Utah, New York, US, Trends, Wyoming, Mercedes Benz, RV, Tiny Home On Wheels, Riddle, Mercedes-benz Sprinter, Camper Van, Brittany Chang, BITranspo, CT Visual Features


How to Apply for a 'Job' Paying $1K to Disconnect in an RV for a Weekend

To say that we could use a break right now is a massive understatement. And sure, it’s been nice not having to do our usual commute, there’s also something incredibly exhausting about spending all day interacting with other people exclusively online. If you keep dreaming of packing up an RV and spending a weekend…Read more...
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Jeep turned the 2021 Gladiator pickup truck into an RV with a rooftop tent that can sleep 4 — see inside the 'Farout' concept

The Jeep Gladiator Farout concept. Jeep Jeep created a concept tiny home on wheels on the 2021 Gladiator powered by the EcoDiesel V6 engine.The concept Jeep holds a rooftop tent that can sleep four people.It also has features often found inside of a typical overlander RV, such as a refrigerator, stove, and a table.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Jeep created a concept four-by-four tiny home on wheels to showcase the new 2021 Gladiator powered by a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 e...
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Colorado Broker Brings Mobile Reverse Mortgage Office to Clients During Pandemic

Colorado-based reverse mortgage broker Silver Leaf Mortgage is taking a unique approach to continuing business in light of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Not content simply with digital meetings in connecting with potential borrowers who may prefer a face-to-face approach, Silver Leaf has taken the additional step of creating a fully-featured mobile office unit to bring the meeting venue to the clients themselves. Specially outfitting a massive 2020 Thor Outlaw recreational vehicle (RV) t...
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Walmart Not The Haven For RV Parking It Once Was

(CNN) — Walmart is known for its mammoth superstores that sell everything from groceries to treadmills. For thousands of RV travelers, though, its stores are appealing for a different reason: Spacious parking lots where people can relax and stay overnight for free. The company has allowed overnight parking for RVers in many of its 4,700 US lots going back to the days of founder Sam Walton in the mid-twentieth century. Even RV enthusiasts Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife, conser...
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